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TORONTANAMO: Recollections Of A Concerned Citizen Who Was Detained At The G20 Summit
by T. Michael Douglas

3/2/2011 3:39:00 AM

Becky's Story
by Becky Russell

7/21/2010

"Catch & Release"
by Nathan Adler

7/16/2010 12:11:00 PM

Jail experience harrowing
by Skylar Radojkovic, Owen Sound Sun Times

7/13/2010

Bad News at Bancroft Avenue
by Dylan C. Robertson

7/13/2010

Arrested And Jailed In Toronto – A G20 Protestor’s Firsthand Account
by Sarah Pruyn

7/7/2010

Of my illegal detention (with 899 others) and the G20 protests
by Ben Powless, Organizer, Defenders of the Land

7/5/2010

Independent Journalist, Daniel Adam MacIsaac
by Ali Mustafa

7/5/2010

Ashamed
by Tracey Cox

7/3/2010

"The story of my unjust arrest" - Lacy MacAuley
by Lacy MacAuley

7/1/2010 10:32:00 PM

Without provocation, they attacked our peaceful protest”
by Adrian Naylor

7/1/2010

One woman held by police 'didn't even know what the G20 was'
by Alison Hendersen

7/1/2010

“They were going to release us until this one cop came and saw that we had the legal number written on our arms. She then said that we were elegible for arrest.”
by Anonymous

7/1/2010

“several police officers lining the west side of the street had removed their names and badge numbers”
by Anonymous

7/1/2010

“they were detaining me until I told them where I was staying in Toronto”
by Anonymous

7/1/2010

“They demanded identification and searches of bags and persons, without cause, and under the threat of physical violence, detention and legal action”
by Anonymous

7/1/2010

“I was beat roughly 20 times with batons”
by Anonymous

7/1/2010

“blood poured out of his head, down his face and on to my friends jacket, dripping on my pants”
by Bethany Horne

7/1/2010

Queen & John Eyewitness Report
by Emily B.

7/1/2010

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by James

7/1/2010

“I cannot stress this enough: it was a completely peaceful protest. People were being arrested in a brutal, violent, and seemingly random way.”
by Johanna Lewis

7/1/2010

“I was there as a monitor for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. . . like many others, I was never given an opportunity to remove myself from the intersection”
by Julia Croome

7/1/2010

“It is important to note the horrid conditions in the jail. The cells, which were over-glorified dog cages, were often over-crowded.”
by Maximilian Pacheco

7/1/2010

“I have been having nightmares”
by Natasha Borris

7/1/2010

“At no time during the detention was anyone in my cage allowed to speak with a lawyer”
by Philip Boyle

7/1/2010

“police said they had the right to conduct these searches”
by Robert Bertuzzi

7/1/2010

what happened last night at queen and spadina g20
by Rodrigo Bravo

7/1/2010

Violence on Toronto streets for G20
by Ryan Bolton

7/1/2010

“Five officers grabbed me, hit me repeatedly with batons and fists, threw me to the concrete, crushed knees into my cheek bone, back and thighs, dragged me on the pavement and put handcuffs on me”.
by Seamus Wolfe

7/1/2010

“I couldn’t sleep last night. I took the day off work, I’m so upset”
by Sherry B. Good

7/1/2010

“I saw many injured detainees with arms in slings and faces bruised and swollen being led quickly with their ankles chained”
by Taiva Tegler

7/1/2010

“In a matter of seconds, without warning, we were trapped. Our questions were met with blank stares, our panic with more pushing, complaints with arrest”
by Terra Dafoe

7/1/2010

“we were staging a peaceful protest when riot police surrounded us on all sides and would not let us leave”
by Trevor Grant

7/1/2010

Of a million G20 stories in this taken city, this was mine
If anything, there was less black being worn on Queen than usual
by Tabatha Southey

7/1/2010

Personal Experience
by Greg Stones

7/1/2010

'Unlawful Assembly'
by Syl Grady

7/1/2010

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by Karen Nickel

7/1/2010

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by Anonymous

7/1/2010

Mourning Canadian democracy
by Roberta McQuade

7/1/2010

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by Kiel Widmeyer

7/1/2010

In His Own Words (Interview Transcript)
by Jesse Rosenfeld

7/1/2010

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by Neil Stanton

7/1/2010

Singer Marc Mysterio caught in Toronto riots during video shoot
by Marc Mysterio

7/1/2010

Thorold, Ontario Amputee Has His Artificial Leg Ripped Off By Police And Is Slammed In Makeshift Cell During G20 Summit – At Least One Ontario MPP Calls The Whole Episode “Shocking”
by John Pruyn

7/1/2010

How I Got Arrested and Abused at the G20 in Toronto, Canada
by Tommy Taylor
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7/1/2010

Man and family being picked up from work brutality attacked by police
by Anonymous

7/1/2010

and this time, it won't be me.
by A Canadian Serviceman

7/1/2010

Fear and mayhem in Toronto
by Lawrence McCurry

7/1/2010

My Experience
by Jesse Miller

7/1/2010

Inside Torontanamo
by Matt Shultz

7/1/2010

Beaten by police before being arrested
by Andrew Stakhov

7/1/2010

Don't breathe or I'll kill you
by Facebook User: Drew Ferguson

7/1/2010

“I was held for 21 hours for peacefully protesting.”
by Marc Gleeson

6/30/2010

Thugs take over Queen's Park
by Matthew Webb

6/29/2010 10:08:00 AM

How I Ended Up In A G20 Jail
by Michael Talbot

6/29/2010

Union Station Washroom
by Andrei Poliakov

6/28/2010 5:30:00 PM

I was just harassed by Toronto Police
by Mike Brock, Western Standard

6/28/2010

Sonia's Story
by Sonia Zawitkowski

6/27/2010

Luke's Story
by Luke Keeler

6/27/2010

Someone call 911!
by Eda Martinovic

6/27/2010

Selwyn arrested at G20 protest
by Selwyn Firth, Mayoral Candidate

6/27/2010

Civil Rights, Interrupted: A G20 Arrest
by Mark Donald

6/26/2010

My Story - Help ID This Criminal!
by Wyndham Bettencourt-McCarthy

6/26/2010

Pre-G20 Atrocities
by Sean Salvati

6/23/2010

Eye Witness Accounts

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